It’s Ok Not To Be Ok

According to the Centers for Disease Control mental health is defined as “a state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life can work productively and fruitfully and is able to make a contribution to his or her community.” ( Many people confuse mental health with mental illness. Mental illness is defined as “collectively all diagnosable mental disorders or health conditions that are characterized by alterations in thinking, mood, or behavior (or some combination thereof) associated with distress and or impaired functioning.” ( The purpose of national mental…

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Wake Up Beautiful Sisters

Unprotected sex happens every day. Whether a one-night stand or in a relationship babies are being created and born daily. Though many of these babies are viewed as blessings, many of these babies are being born to parents that are not ready for the responsibility of parenthood. What then becomes of these children? Some of these children are cared for by relatives, others end up in state agencies, and sadly some of these children end up dead. One would think that the parents mentioned are teens but the ages of these parents vary. On the other side unprotected sex exposed…

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Who is H3P?

The first and foremost goal of Henderson-Hughes Health Partners (H3P) is to provide knowledge that will lead to healthy lives. We will achieve this through our created public health programs and distributing health and safety information that is accurate and accessible for the community. According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, there is a link between having low health literacy and frequent use of emergency room and inpatient care. The lower the health literacy knowledge people have, people are less likely to get a flu shot, understand medication labels or go without having important tests such as mammograms….

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